Copenhagen Zoo Elephant House, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Copenhagen Zoo Elephant House
Designer Foster + Partners, London, England, United Kingdom
Location Copenhagen, Denmark
Date to 2008
Building Type Exhibition and Exposition
Construction System concrete, glass, steel
Climate Mild Temperate
Context Campus Context
Architectural Style High Tech
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Building Details
Client Realdania Foundation for Copenhagen Zoo
Area 8,800 square meters total. 3,250 square meters (building).

"Set within a historic royal park, adjacent to the Fredriksberg Palace, Copenhagen Zoo is the largest cultural institution in Denmark, attracting over 1.2 million visitors a year. Replacing a structure dating from 1914, this new Elephant House seeks to restore the visual relationship between the zoo and the park and to provide these magnificent animals with a stimulating environment, with easily accessible spaces from which to enjoy them." – Foster + Parnters

Consultants: Rambøll with Buro Happold, Davis Langdon LLP and Seah, Rambøll with Buro Happold, Stig L Andersson Architects



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